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Backend Developer

LawPath

LawPath

Software Engineering
Kathmandu, Nepal
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

We cordially invite qualified backend engineers from Nepal to explore an esteemed position with Lawpath, an illustrious name in the Australian online legal platform ecosystem.

About Lawpath

Lawpath stands at the forefront of digital legal solutions in Australia. We have considerably disrupted a $100B industry, ensuring Australian SMBs have unparalleled access to cost-effective, streamlined legal services. To date, our platform has assisted over 400,000 clients, leading to significant savings in legal expenditures. Our achievements are reflected in our accolades, including multiple awards and recognition as one of Australia's top emerging legal tech startups. Moreover, we've recently concluded an impressive funding round, underscoring our growth and ambition in the Australian legal tech sector.

Position Overview

This mid-level backend engineer role presents a prestigious opportunity to engage with cutting-edge SaaS software, showcasing innovation through the use of leading-edge technologies. While our main office is situated in Sydney, we have already established a growing and dynamic team in Kathmandu. We maintain a vibrant work culture that seamlessly integrates in-person and remote work, ensuring we attract and retain top-tier talent from across the globe. Our collaboration with the Kathmandu team is a testament to our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborative engagement with our design and engineering teams to further enhance our Legal tech platform.
  • Development of scalable and efficient backend services using Node.js in a microservices architecture.
  • Design and implement APIs, data models, and integrations with external services.
  • Optimise backend performance, scalability, and reliability.
  • Undertake code reviews and ensure quality assurance.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a backend engineer, with a preference for those who have engaged with startups and worked on scalable Node.js applications in a microservices architecture.
  • Proficient in JavaScript, TypeScript, and Node.js, with practical experience in building RESTful APIs and integrating with NoSQL databases (e.g., AWS DynamoDb, Elasticsearch).
  • Strong understanding of microservices architecture, API design, and best practices in software development.
  • Familiarity with message queues and event-driven architectures.

Desirable Expertise

  • Proficient in Serverless Computing, particularly in the context of the AWS ecosystem, and well-versed in the principles of the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, employing tools such as AWS CDK/Terraform.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools (e.g., Prometheus, Datadog, AWS Cloudwatch) for troubleshooting and performance optimisation.
  • Experience within GitHub actions and contributions to CI/CD pipelines.
  • Knowledge of security best practices and experience implementing authentication and authorization mechanisms (e.g., OAuth, JWT).
  • Familiarity with search engines like Elasticsearch for implementing advanced search functionalities.